The gig economy and social media are closely related. The two have grown side by side, and both have forever changed the way we work, live, and play. But has the internet brought us together or isolated us? It seems that despite being connected by a web of technology, we are segregated. Social media is siloed. Gig workers are on their own. Big Data knows more about us than we know about each other. Perhaps there’s a future of work in which technology can bring us back together?
As VMSA Live 2017 approaches, with technology taking center stage, we’ve focused many of our recent articles on the digital future of staffing. We can no longer deny the tremendous role technology now plays in the entire workforce lifecycle. Artificial intelligence is helping us pioneer enhanced employee experiences and streamline the sourcing process. Virtual reality may hold the key to a new level of diversity and inclusion. Smart technologies are allowing HR, procurement and contingent[...]
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